Author Ken Auletta has published a new book about Google, an a Fortune article he takes a look at ten lessons you can learn from Google. You can read it over here.
10.) "Life is long but time is short."
The words belong to Eric Schmidt, who explained: "Life is long in the sense that we have long memories. Time is short in that you have to move very quickly. But to me the most important thing to know is that life has a way of working things out. We forget so quickly what the problem was three or four years ago. So my personal view of life is that every problem is an opportunity."
This is a reason to think and act boldly, as Google has, to take risks, and not to be anchored down by "long memories."